PEDV http://nationalhogfarmer.com/taxonomy/term/17171/more en Federal PED efforts focus on diagnostics http://nationalhogfarmer.com/pedv/federal-ped-efforts-focus-diagnostics <div class="field-byline"> Source: Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Federal agriculture authorities eliminated some requirements and repayments for biosecurity actions related to PEDV and porcine deltacoronavirus, and are focusing instead on diagnostic tests.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nationalhogfarmer.com/pedv/federal-ped-efforts-focus-diagnostics" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nationalhogfarmer.com/pedv/federal-ped-efforts-focus-diagnostics#comments Animal Well-Being Business Environment Food Animal Report PEDV Facilities Health Marketing Reproduction Resources PEDV Thu, 11 Feb 2016 16:12:00 +0000 64271 at http://nationalhogfarmer.com National Pork Board Initial research shows medium chain fatty acids protect pigs from PEDV http://nationalhogfarmer.com/nutrition/initial-research-shows-medium-chain-fatty-acids-protect-pigs-pedv <div class="field-byline"> Source: Kansas State University </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Kansas State University researchers have proven that when swine feed contains medium chain fatty acids those pigs will be able to fend off the porcine epidemic diarrhea virus which claimed an estimated 8 million pigs in 2014.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nationalhogfarmer.com/nutrition/initial-research-shows-medium-chain-fatty-acids-protect-pigs-pedv" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nationalhogfarmer.com/nutrition/initial-research-shows-medium-chain-fatty-acids-protect-pigs-pedv#comments Animal Well-Being Business Food Animal Report PEDV Facilities Health Marketing Nutrition PEDV Tue, 09 Feb 2016 21:57:00 +0000 64251 at http://nationalhogfarmer.com <p>Kansas State University grain science and industry master&rsquo;s student Mary&nbsp;Muckey, left, and doctoral student Roger Cochrane evaluate the use of medium chain fatty acids for antiviral and antibacterial purposes in swine feed.</p> Kansas State University Hogs and pigs report presents cause for concern http://nationalhogfarmer.com/marketing/hogs-and-pigs-report-presents-cause-concern <div class="node-body article-body">A big concern for hog markets this year is whether supplies will out-strip packing capacity this fall, and a look into the December Hogs and Pigs report uncovers some cause for concern this fall.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nationalhogfarmer.com/marketing/hogs-and-pigs-report-presents-cause-concern" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nationalhogfarmer.com/marketing/hogs-and-pigs-report-presents-cause-concern#comments Animal Well-Being Business Environment Food Animal Report PEDV Facilities Health Marketing Mon, 08 Feb 2016 19:27:00 +0000 64211 at http://nationalhogfarmer.com National Hog Farmer File Photo Ag research big winner in president’s FY ’17 budget http://nationalhogfarmer.com/resources/ag-research-big-winner-president-s-fy-17-budget <div class="field-byline"> By P. Scott Shearer, Bockorny Group, Washington, D.C. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Early indications are agricultural research will be a big winner when President Obama releases his Fiscal Year ’17 budget. The administration’s budget is proposing $700 million for the Agriculture and Food Research Initiative. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nationalhogfarmer.com/resources/ag-research-big-winner-president-s-fy-17-budget" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nationalhogfarmer.com/resources/ag-research-big-winner-president-s-fy-17-budget#comments Animal Well-Being Business Environment Food Animal Report PEDV Facilities Health Marketing Nutrition Reproduction Resources Legislative Preview Sat, 06 Feb 2016 20:09:00 +0000 64191 at http://nationalhogfarmer.com <p>President Obama</p> Getty Images/Alex Wong PEDV, PRRS and semen extender impacting markets http://nationalhogfarmer.com/marketing/pedv-prrs-and-semen-extender-impacting-markets <div class="node-body article-body">Hog weights have, as expected, remained below year-ago levels so far in 2016. The average weight of all hogs (which includes sows, boars and lightweight hogs) has been down, on average, 0.7% versus 2015.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nationalhogfarmer.com/marketing/pedv-prrs-and-semen-extender-impacting-markets" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nationalhogfarmer.com/marketing/pedv-prrs-and-semen-extender-impacting-markets#comments Animal Well-Being Business Food Animal Report PEDV Facilities Health Marketing Reproduction Mon, 01 Feb 2016 23:04:00 +0000 63961 at http://nationalhogfarmer.com National Hog Farmer File Photo PRRS, PEDV control proposal carries weight http://nationalhogfarmer.com/blog/prrs-pedv-control-proposal-carries-weight <div class="node-body blog-body">Minnesota Pork Producers Association is considering a proposal to partner with the state Board of Animal Health to gather PRRS and PEDV status of the origin herds of pigs entering the Gopher State.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/national-hog-farmer-blog">National Hog Farmer Blog</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://nationalhogfarmer.com/blog/prrs-pedv-control-proposal-carries-weight" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nationalhogfarmer.com/blog/prrs-pedv-control-proposal-carries-weight#comments Animal Well-Being Business PEDV Facilities Health Marketing PRRS National Hog Farmer Blog Tue, 26 Jan 2016 02:02:00 +0000 63851 at http://nationalhogfarmer.com Effective biosurveillance vital to achieving healthy swine herds, industry http://nationalhogfarmer.com/health/effective-biosurveillance-vital-achieving-healthy-swine-herds-industry <div class="node-body article-body">Effective biosurveillance programs are reliant on good communication between veterinarians, veterinary diagnostic laboratories and producers, and the information that each is able to bring to the table to ward off swine diseases. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nationalhogfarmer.com/health/effective-biosurveillance-vital-achieving-healthy-swine-herds-industry" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nationalhogfarmer.com/health/effective-biosurveillance-vital-achieving-healthy-swine-herds-industry#comments Animal Well-Being Business Environment Food Animal Report PEDV Facilities Health Marketing Nutrition Reproduction Resources Mon, 25 Jan 2016 14:29:00 +0000 63751 at http://nationalhogfarmer.com 2016 Minnesota Pork Congress http://nationalhogfarmer.com/animal-well-being/2016-minnesota-pork-congress <div class="node-body gallery-body">Minnesota Pork Congress took over the Minneapolis Convention Center in downtown Minneapolis Jan. 19-20, presenting Minnesota's only trade show and educational event dedicated exclusively to pork production and pork producers. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nationalhogfarmer.com/animal-well-being/2016-minnesota-pork-congress" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nationalhogfarmer.com/animal-well-being/2016-minnesota-pork-congress#comments Animal Well-Being Business Environment PEDV Facilities Marketing Fri, 22 Jan 2016 04:01:00 +0000 63721 at http://nationalhogfarmer.com Don’t become fatigued to PEDV http://nationalhogfarmer.com/animal-well-being/don-t-become-fatigued-pedv <div class="node-body article-body">Although PEDV outbreaks have been mild so farm this winter, hog farmers are encouraged to not become complacent and fine-tune the farm's biosecurity plan.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nationalhogfarmer.com/animal-well-being/don-t-become-fatigued-pedv" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nationalhogfarmer.com/animal-well-being/don-t-become-fatigued-pedv#comments Animal Well-Being Food Animal Report PEDV Facilities Health Marketing Health PEDV Fri, 22 Jan 2016 01:53:00 +0000 63711 at http://nationalhogfarmer.com National Hog Farmer Minnesota producers to discuss expanding CVIs to disclose PRRS, PEDV status http://nationalhogfarmer.com/health/minnesota-producers-discuss-expanding-cvis-disclose-prrs-pedv-status <div class="field-byline"> Compiled by National Hog Farmer </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Minnesota pork producers will discuss partnering with the Board of Animal Health to gather information about PRRS and PED status of pigs entering Minnesota, to lead to a better understanding of the dynamics of disease control.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nationalhogfarmer.com/health/minnesota-producers-discuss-expanding-cvis-disclose-prrs-pedv-status" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nationalhogfarmer.com/health/minnesota-producers-discuss-expanding-cvis-disclose-prrs-pedv-status#comments Animal Well-Being Business Environment Food Animal Report PEDV Facilities Health Marketing Mon, 18 Jan 2016 17:04:00 +0000 63651 at http://nationalhogfarmer.com